Guitarist,Live Performer,Recording Artist
Francesco was born in Florence, Italy on August 1st, 1993.
He started to play guitar when he was 8 years old and in 2013 he enrolled in “Jam Academy” in Lucca (Italy) to study music professionally.
He studied harmony and Jazz improvisation technique with the masters Valerio Silvestro and Marco Galiero, and after 3 years of undergraduate diploma, he graduated with a “Bachelors of Arts”.
In 2017 he participated in the Berklee Clinics at Umbria Jazz, after auditioning, he won a scholarship for the “BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC” in Boston, where he began his studies in 2018.
During the years he performed hundreds of gigs with many artists, making itself known in the music scene, and he also start teaching since 2015.
In 2016 he released a single “If You Are There”, written and performed with talented singer Yaser. He also released an EP with the funk guitar band called “Stonk It”, wrote and arranged for 3 guitars, with which he performed around Italy.
He is playing in the Boston area as sideman with various artists, both live and studio sessions.
Since 2018, with pianist Riccardo Gresino he gave life to Rocket House. The purpose is to give voice to their music and that's why they created a collective of musicians from all over the world who brought other freshness to the arrangements. With this collective he performed in clubs and festival as Salem Jazz Festival, in Massachusetts.
Nowadays, he is currently enrolled at Berklee College of Music studying Guitar Performance with incredible musicians such as Tim Miller, Mick Goodrick Jacques Schwarz Bart, and Tia Fuller.